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Albert Mehrabian (1148)

environmental psychology, measurement, personality
1939, Tabriz, Iran
Short Biography
Albert Mehrabian (born 1939 in an Armenian family in Iran), currently Professor Emeritus of Psychology, UCLA, has become known best by his publications on the relative importance of verbal and nonverbal messages. His findings on inconsistent messages of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BSc MIT, 1961
  • PhD Clark University, 1964
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles
  • Fellow, APA
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Non Verbal Behavior, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research
Principal Publications
  • 1967 Inference of attitudes from nonverbal communication in two channels. Journal of Consulting Psychology, 31, 248-52 (with S. R. Ferris).
  • 1970 Tactics of Social Influence. Prentice-Hall.
  • 1971 Piagetian measures of cognitive development for children up to age two. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 1, 113-26 (with M. Williams).
  • 1971 Verbal and nonverbal interaction of strangers in a waiting situation. Journal of Experimental Research in Personality, 5, 127-38.
  • 1972 Non-Verbal Communication. Aldine-Atherton.
  • 1976 Public Places and Private Spaces. Basic Books.
  • 1977 Evidence for a three-factor theory of emotions. Journal of Research in Personality, 11, 273-94 (with J. A. Russell).
  • 1977 A questionnaire measure of individual differences in stimulus screening and associated differences in arousability. Environmental Psychology and Nonverbal Behavior, 1, 89-103.
  • 1978 Measures of language skills for twoto seven- year-old children. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 98, 3-49 (with C. Moynihan).
  • 1978 Environmental effects on parent-infant interaction. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 97, 3-41 (with C. A. Fallender).
  • 1978 A questionnaire measure of individual differences in achieving tendency. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 38, 475-8 (with L. Bank).
  • 1980 Basic Dimensions for a General Psychological Theory. Delgeschlagen, Gumm and Hain.
  • 1980 Analysis of personality measures in terms of basic dimensions of temperament. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 38, 492-503 (with E. O'Reilly).
  • 1981 Silent Messages. Wadsworth.
  • 1985 Temperament characteristics of suicide attempters. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (with L. Weinstein).
  • 1995 Relationships among three general approaches to personality description. Journal of Psychology, 129, 565-81.